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, july 7th. >> and i'm kristin. here's the latest developments in the crash of the passenger jet at sfo. investigators with the national transportation safety board are now on the scene. they conducted a preliminary inspection of the plane wreckage shortly after arriving at sfo about 11:30 last night. >> they say they have recovered both of the so-called black boxes that record flight information data and the pilots' voices. both are being flown to washington d.c. right now for analysis. >> the two killed are 16-year-old girls from china. they were part of a 35 member group of middle school teachers and students taking part in a summer camp in los angeles. the flight original lated in shanghai with a stop in seole, south korea. >> two of the runways remain closed. passengers are being told to expect long delays and flight cancellations again today. and we are learning more this morning about the search for answers in this fatal airliner crash. as we mentioned, the ntsb is on the scene. their south korean counterparts are on the way. matt keller joins us live from sfo with the latest fro
. summary. essential things we have learned about the crash at sfo. >> boeing 777 crash landed at 11:27. calling it a hard landing. show you video from minutes after the crash. the plane which was operated by asiana, airlines, took off from shanghai, seoul korea, to sfo, 10 1/2 hour flight. 60 people remain unaccounted for. doesn't mean 60 people are dead. at this point. don't know where they are. some may have been moved off to hospital. there may be some manifest name issues. sochl tra some translation issues. at this point. 60 unaccounted for. we have twoÑnfirmed dead. 130 taken to different hospitals. 190 people though initially walked off that plane. and of that group, then, some were later transported. and taken to the hospital. with less serious injuries. sfo was shut down for four hours after the crash. but now, at least two run ways at this point are open. we'll continue off to bring the latest developments as we learn more about what happened. ntsb is on its way here. threesent out to secure the scene. police told us the scene at the airport in terms of this airliner have
the runway at sfo. >> we'll hear >> dan: now at 11:00, disaster at sfo. sky7hd shows the scene after a boeing crashes on landing. >> cheryl: we're learning about the terrifying stories for passengers on board and travelers stranded. >> dan: the number of people killed in this tragedy is two. at least 49 people in the hospital in critical condition. >> cheryl: all 307 people on board have been accounted for. >> the flight originated in shanghai. f.b.i. says there is no indication that terrorism is involved. >> cheryl: crash is causing long delays and flight cancellations being diverted. >> amy hollyfield is live at the terminal where she is getting updates from airport staff. what do you have? >> reporter: dan, our media partner "san jose mercury news" the two were killed were 16-year-old girls from china or korea. local officials are calling it a chaotic, difficulty scene. there were 220 firefighters on the scene. one passenger describes it as ten seconds of horror. the tail was separated by hundred feet from the plane. seats were collapsed. luggage and laptops were flying arou
injuries. >>> we are were you at the sfo and at the hospital, we continue with alex savidge who talked to the chair of the ntsb. >> reporter: good morning, yes, the head of the not said it will be a multify facetted investigation. the voice pit recorder and black box arrived in washington d.c. both of those units were recovered overnight from the wreckage of the asiana flight that still sits on the runway this morning here at sfo. >> the head of the ntsb will be key to finding out certain key information about the plane's air speed and its altitude and number of other measurements just before the crash yesterday morning. overnight the flight recorders were pulled out of the wreckage. they got here about midnight or so, the chairman herself got a look at the boeing 777. and she went out to the crash site and saw where it all took place and the tail of the plane broke apart from the rest of the aircraft. the head of the ntsb, talked with her and asked her whether pilot error are to blame. they are talking about the plane coming in very low and short of the runway. she wouldn't comment sp
it to youtube. others who were in a park just south of sfo watched in horror as the plane broke apart on the runway. >> they were broken on the side. it was smoking. the plane was, tat, tat, tat. afterwards, it started burning. >> there were a couple germans walking along. the one gentleman said yeah, it felt like it was coming in for a landing. the tail hit. and it started to cartwheel and stop and then that was it. we saw the smoke coming up. >> reporter: many people took photos and videos of the crash. many witnesses said they saw passengers coming down the emergency chutes before a large amount of smoke and fire consumed the plane. >> i heard two booms. i thought it was maybe fireworks. somebody still shooting or something. and then you looked out the window and saw this plane on the ground. i saw it before the fire started to consume everything. and i saw them come out of the side of the plane. >> also at the park, people looking for loved ones on other flights that were diverted from sfo to other cities because of the crash. >> feel horrible for the people on the maybe. the 777s
lights will be yellow over red. >> yep. >> okay. if you made that landing many times at sfo -- >> many many times. >> have you ever had a situation where things were going i don't think on the land -- wrong on the landing? >> yes and we went around. >> that's the fallback. push the -- >> you're trained to do that. we take two simulators a year. at least in the united states. and i'll guarantee you you're going to have to have at least two goarounds. >> you're just astounded that given these conditions and given this aircraft and given this equipment, given this equipment, that this kind of thing could happen. >> correct. it's -- again, that's -- if we were looking for things that may have caused that, we don't know of and that's where the long-term investigation comes in. we get the data from the flight data recorder and from the cockpit voice recorder. and we get information from that. and that tells us what happened to the airplane. >> i have to interrupt you here because you were one of the developers of the flight data recorder, is that correct? >> cockpit voice recorder. project e
it crashed at sfo and burst into flames. >>> good evening, i'm allen martin. >> i'm an na. this is a special one-hour edition of kpix 5 news, and this is a live look at the wreckage at sfo. who is left of the fuselage is still sitting in the spot where it ended up off runway 28 left. >> here's the latest information. all 307 passengers and crew members are now accounted for. two people have been killed, and cnn reports that they were chinese citizens. their bodies were found outside the plane. 181 people were injured. six of them are in critical condition. >> aif asian experts tell us it looks like the plane kwame in too low and too slow and the plane first hit the rocky seawall right before the runway. tonight, two of the four runways at sfo remain closed until federal investigators give the okay to open them. that means expect delays on arrivals and departures for several days. linda yee begins our coverage. linda. >> well, ann, duoof those investigators are already here, but the rest of the team, the national transportation safety board investigating team from washington dark knight, they
to be announced. [overlapping speakers >>> okay. we have been watching a life press conference at sfo just updating us on the situation of the airline crash that happened earlier today. probably the most important information to come of this is that all people are now accounted for. there was one person unaccounted for. but they have been able to identify that person. so, a lot of kudos going around to the 225 first responders and people who helped in this situation. >> the last comment by the chief, unbelievable. you know, he said verbatim, the crews were heroic and in some cases literally cutting people out of their seat belts in the plane. that's just amazing. >> one interesting fact as well, of the two confirmed deaths that they did find them outside the aircraft. so i don't know what you make of that, how they got out there, whether -- again, they were also referring to people maybe trying to go into the water to -- >> correct. to put fires out. >> the fire department said upon arrival they did notice some folks in water because the plane was on fire. perhaps they were trying to get t
at sfo. >> cheryl: i'm cheryl jennings. >> dan: i'm dan ashley. everyone is accounted for and no more missing passengers. >> cheryl: 307 people were on board from south korea when it crash landed around 11:30 this morning. >> moments after it struck the ground and moments before it completely burst into flames, but as you can see it was burning pretty ferociously. two people were killed. >> 182 were taken to the hospital. amy hollyfield begins our live team coverage with the latest briefing at sfo. amy? >> reporter: we have learned much more about the moments after the crash. fire chief tells us it was a difficult scene at first. the two bodies were found outside the plane. she says on board there were people that needed rescuing. there were passengers in the water at the water's edge. she says she doesn't think they were ejected but they were dousing themselves from the fire. fire chief told us that the tail of the plane was separated by several hundred feet. there were copious amounts of smoke and confusion and chaos. she and mayor expressed gratitude and some shock there were so ma
of sfo. and there are planes taking off and landing right now. of course they're only running two runways right now. but you can see the fuselage lit up and ready for the ntsb to step in and start the investigation. >> thank you for that, scott, that update and that live picture. we saw vehicles earlier in the area. are they moving about? >> they have been. aye i've seen eighth of units coming in and out. so it looks like they're taking shifts to prep this for the ntsb to start their investigation. >> you look at this, and it really is -- you understand when mayor adly says this could have been much worse. >> oh, my, yes! the fact that it made the tarmac at all, and all the communities that surround the airport! there are so many ways that could have been so much worse. and it's bad enough as it is! you can imagine what the people were feeling like as they were trying to get out of the plane. >> yes, the whole tail is just gone. we have had crews inside, outside sfo, obviously, all day. charles clifford is standing by live now with an update. >> reporter: right now i'm inside terminal 3 h
. when you see that wreckage on the runway or off the runway here at sfo. back to you guys in new york. >> adam, when you look at those pictures of the crash, a lot of people wondering how, in fact, did those people manage to get out of this aircraft. for miles people could see this fireball sitting on the runway. we were able to talk to different passengers there. how do they describe getting out of this aircraft? >> you know, it's interesting you mention that, clayton. one of the pilots i spoke to, watching all this coverage. i know them really well. talking about a couple of things. jet fuel isn't as flammable as gasoline. that allows you more time, buys you more time than years ago. while it takes a long time to get on and off of the plane. when we're in the back, seems like it takes forever. when you have a situation like this and all the doors open, you can get people off the plane, if there are not a lot of injuries on board, can you get them off in a minute or two. you can get to exit. it's that important to pay attention to where it is, because it's that much faster for you to
you all for coming. it's certainly been a challenging and difficult day at sfo today. i want to start by kind of reconfirming some of the facts and we'll provide some updated information on passenger numbers for you. so again, this morning at 11:27 a.m., we had an incident involving asiana flight 214. this is a flight that originated in shanghai and continued on through seoul airport on its way to san francisco. it's a boeing 777 aircraft, and our manifest counts the number of individuals on board the aircraft, 291 passengers and 16 crew for a total of 307 on board the aircraft. as i mentioned, we do have some updated information on the status of those passengers and crew, and for that i'm going to turn it over to assistant deputy chief dale karnes. dale? >> good evening. of the 307 souls on board, we had 181 total that were transported to local hospitals. of that 181, 49 were serious and were in the initial victims transported from the scene. an additional 132 were transported later on into the incident after being triaged as they were the more minor to moderate casualties. we've als
at sfo. tail ripped off. everyone seems fine. i'm okay. surre surreal." witnesses shocked that anybody survived. >> pancaked immediately. then it kept sliding and sliding and finally stopped. you could see how the fuselage kept buckling many times. i'm surprised it didn't come apart altogether. and it was unreal. >> reporter: helicopter pictures show the trail of destruction, the impact on the stone embankment at the runway's beginning. one set of landing gear, wheels, the plane stabilizers, the very tip of the tail, debris from the plane littering the runway. officials say there was no sign of trouble before the plane crashed. the weather ideal, a clear day. all traffic using visual flight rules to land. >> 214 out of san francisco. >> air traffic controllers can be heard guiding in asiana 214 and then you can hear others in the room alerting to the crash and the stress in the voice of the air traffic controller as the emergency unfolds. [ inaudible ] >> air traffic controllers continue talking to the pilot of the now crashed asiana 214, assuring the pilot that emergency personnel are
killed when s >>> one person is still missing from this morning's plane crash at sfo. two people were killed when the tail of asiana airlines' flight 214 from seoul, south korea hit just shy of the runway. >> that caused the plane to careen out of control
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